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IDIOMQUEST.COM SERVICE USER AGREEMENT


Welcome to IdiomQuest.com and the Coral Tree Media, LLC network of sites ("the CTM websites"). By accessing and using the CTM websites and their services (the "Service") you agree to abide by the conditions of this User Agreement.


  1. USE AND ACCEPTANCE.  Welcome to IdiomQuest.com ("CTM","Service" or "we" or "us"). This website (the "Site"), and any tools and/or services offered and/or provided by Coral Tree Media, LLC and/or its subsidiaries through this Site (collectively, the "Services"), are offered to you conditioned upon your acceptance without modification of these Terms of Use. By using this Site or any Services, you agree to these Terms of Use. Please read these Terms of Use carefully. If you do not agree to these Terms of Use, you may not use this Site or any Services offered or provided through this Site.

  2. MODIFICATION.  On occasion we may change these Terms of Use without notice to you. Please review these Terms of Use each time you use this Site or a Service to make sure you agree to them. By using this Site or Services or engaging in any of the activities described in these Terms of Use after changes have been made to these Terms of Use, you are agreeing to accept and comply with those changes.
  3. COPYRIGHT.  The content displayed on the CTM websites, including the selection, layout, and design ("Content") is the property of CTM, its licensors, or the copyright holder (as is the case with the Site's video media content) , and is protected by copyright and other intellectual property laws. The Content may be used only for your personal and non-commercial use and may not be edited or modified for any purpose. By accessing the CTM websites, you agree not to reproduce, retransmit, distribute, disseminate, display, sell, publish, broadcast or circulate the Content to anyone, except that you may occasionally reproduce, distribute, display or transmit an insubstantial portion of the Site's non-video Content, for a noncommercial purpose, to a limited number of individuals, provided you use the phrase "Used with permission from IdiomQuest.com, a service of Coral Tree Media, LLC." All rights not expressly granted herein are hereby reserved.

    You agree to grant CTM a perpetual, royalty-free and irrevocable right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, distribute, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, sublicense, create derivative works from, transfer, and sell such Content in any format now known or hereafter created, and to use your name and other identifying information you provide in connection with that Content. You also permit any visitor or member of the CTM websites to use such Content for personal use as described above.

    If you believe in good faith that any Content infringes your copyright, you may send us a DMCA notice requesting that the material be removed though we cannot guarantee that any action will be taken as a result of your correspondence. Notices should be sent to email address.

  4. LEGAL DISCLAIMER.  This Site is not officially affiliated with or endorsed by any media content owner or copyright holder that may have content referenced or displayed on the Site. Any and all media content, including video, used on the Site to help illustrate usages of idiomatic English is undertaken with explicit permission from the copyright holder or by our good faith application of fair use, codified in U.S.C., Title 17, Section 107.

    IdiomQuest.com and Coral Tree Media, LLC is protected from prosecution under Fair Use in US Code, Title 17, Section 107.

    17 U.S.C. § 107. Section 107 provides in part: Notwithstanding the provisions of sections U.S.C. § 106 and U.S.C. § 106A, the fair use of a copyrighted work, including such use by reproduction in copies or phonorecords or by any other means specified by that section, for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching (including multiple copies for classroom use), scholarship, or research, is not an infringement of copyright. In determining whether the use made of a work in any particular case is a fair use the factors to be considered shall include:

  5. LIMITED AVAILABILITY AND ELIGIBILITY.  Not all Services mentioned on this Site may be available in all geographic areas. Your eligibility for particular products or Services is subject to final determination by us and/or the applicable content provider.
  6. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY.  BY ACCESSING THIS SITE OR RECEIVING ANY SERVICES, YOU AGREE TO WAIVE ALL CLAIMS AGAINST US AND ALL THIRD PARTY CONTENT PROVIDERS REGARDING THIS SITE, THE INFORMATION PROVIDED ON THIS SITE AND ANY INFORMATION RECEIVED BY YOU AS A RESULT OF USING THE SERVICES, AND ANY USE BY YOU OF SUCH INFORMATION. YOU AGREE THAT UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL WE OR ANY OTHER PARTY INVOLVED IN CREATING, PRODUCING, OR DELIVERING THIS SITE OR ITS CONTENTS OR SERVICES BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY DAMAGES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, GOOD WILL, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, USE, DATA, EQUIPMENT OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES (EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES) THAT RESULT FROM (1) THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THIS SITE OR ANY SERVICES (2) THE CONSEQUENCES OF ANY DECISION MADE OR ACTION OR NON-ACTION TAKEN BY YOU OR BY ANYONE TO WHOM YOU COMMUNICATE SUCH INFORMATION, OR FOR ANY ERRORS BY YOU IN COMMUNICATING SUCH INFORMATION; (3) THE COST OF SUBSTITUTE SERVICES; OR (4) ANY OTHER MATTER RELATING TO THE CONTENT, SERVICES, OR DISTRIBUTION OF SERVICES THROUGH THIS SITE. WE SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR DAMAGE OR INJURY TO PERSONS OR PROPERTY ARISING FROM ANY USE OF ANY PRODUCT, INFORMATION, PROCEDURE, OR SERVICE OBTAINED THROUGH THIS SITE.

    OUR ENTIRE LIABILITY AND YOUR EXCLUSIVE REMEDY FOR ANY DISPUTE OR CLAIM RELATED TO THESE TERMS OF USE, THE SITE, ANY SERVICES, OR THE PRIVACY POLICY IS YOUR CESSATION OF THE USE OF THIS SITE AND ANY AND ALL SERVICES. BECAUSE SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, IN SUCH JURISDICTIONS LIABILITY IS LIMITED TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. WE CANNOT AND WILL NOT ASSUME ANY LIABILITY FOR UNAUTHORIZED OR FRAUDULENT USE OF THIS SITE AND ANY SERVICES.

  7. INDEMNIFICATION.  YOU AGREE TO INDEMNIFY AND HOLD US AND OUR THIRD PARTY CONTENT PROVIDERS WHICH PROVIDE CONTENT FOR THIS SITE OR THE SERVICES (EITHER THROUGH LINKS OR OTHERWISE), HARMLESS FROM ANY LOSS, INCLUDING REASONABLE ATTORNEYS' FEES, RELATED TO ANY CLAIM OR MADE BY ANY THIRD PARTY RELATING TO CONTENT YOU SUBMIT, POST TO OR TRANSMIT THROUGH THIS SITE YOUR USE OF THE SITE OR THE SERVICES, YOUR CONNECTION TO THE SITE, YOUR VIOLATION OF THESE TERMS OF USE, OR ANY HARM YOU CAUSE ANOTHER USER.
  8. OTHER DISCLAIMERS.  SOME OF THE CONTENT ON THIS SITE OR THE SERVICES MAY BE PROVIDED BY THIRD PARTY CONTENT PROVIDERS AND USERS. WE ARE A DISTRIBUTOR AND NOT A PUBLISHER OF SUCH CONTENT AND HAVE NO CONTROL OVER IT. ANY OPINIONS, ADVICE, STATEMENTS, SERVICES, OFFERS OR OTHER INFORMATION GIVEN OR PROVIDED BY THIRD PARTIES (INCLUDING MERCHANTS AND LICENSORS) ARE THOSE OF THE RESPECTIVE AUTHORS OF SUCH CONTENT AND NOT OURS.

    ALTHOUGH WE USE REASONABLE EFFORTS TO PROVIDE ACCURATE INFORMATION THROUGH THIS SITE, WE AND THE CONTENT PROVIDERS MAKE NO WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS AS TO THE ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, OR COMPREHENSIVENESS OF CONTENT ON THIS SITE AND ANY SERVICE. THE INFORMATION CONTAINED ON THIS SITE AND ANY SERVICE IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, WE DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, WITH REGARD TO INFORMATION CONTAINED ON THIS SITE AND ANY SERVICE, INCLUDING ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. WE AND THE CONTENT PROVIDERS CANNOT AND DO NOT GUARANTEE OR WARRANT THAT THE FILES AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOADING FROM THIS SITE AND ANY SERVICE WILL BE FREE FROM INFECTIONS OR VIRUSES, WORMS, TROJAN HORSES, OR OTHER CODE WITH CONTAMINATING OR DESTRUCTIVE PROPERTIES. YOU HEREBY AGREE TO RELEASE AND HOLD US HARMLESS FROM ANY AND ALL CLAIMS, LOSSES, EXPENSES OR DAMAGES RELATING TO ANY DISCLAIMED WARRANTY DESCRIBED IN THIS PARAGRAPH.

    SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON HOW LONG IMPLIED WARRANTIES LAST OR THE EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO THAT THESE DISCLAIMERS AND LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IN SUCH EVENT, SUCH DISCLAIMERS SHALL APPLY TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

  9. SEVERABILITY.  If a court determines that any Term of Use is illegal or unenforceable, then such term will be eliminated and the remaining Terms of Use will remain in force and effect.
  10. PRIVACY AND USE OF INFORMATION.  Please see our Privacy Policy, which also governs your use of the CTM websites, to understand how we collect and use information about you. If you are outside the United States, you understand and agree that by providing the CTM websites any information about yourself, you are consenting to the transfer of that information to the United States.
  11. LINKS TO OTHER WEB SITES.  This Site provides links to other websites that we think might be of interest to our users ("Linked Sites"). Please note that when you click on one of these links, you may be moving to another provider's website. These Linked Sites and their providers are not controlled by us, and we are not responsible for the contents or the proper operation of any Linked Site. The inclusion of any link does not imply our endorsement. We encourage you to read the terms of use and privacy statements of these Linked Sites as their policies may differ from ours.
  12. USER OBLIGATIONS.  In consideration of your use of the Service, you represent that you are of legal age to form a binding contract and are not a person barred from receiving services under the laws of the United States or other applicable jurisdiction. You agree to provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself upon registration and thereafter. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password and account, and are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your password or account. You agree to immediately notify the OpenID partner of any unauthorized use of your password or account or any other breach of security. CTM cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with this. You agree to comply with all local rules regarding online conduct and acceptable Content, including all applicable laws regarding the transmission of technical data exported from the United States or the country in which you reside.

    You agree not to use the CTM websites or the Service to:

    You agree to be fully responsible for your own Content. The CTM websites act as a venue for you to Post your Content. While CTM has the right to refuse to post or remove, edit or abridge any Content for any reason, it is otherwise not involved in the writing or decisions as to the Content of its users. As a result, CTM has no control over the quality, accuracy or legality of the Content on the CTM websites. All Content posted on the CTM websites is the sole responsibility of the person from whom such Content originated. Because the CTM websites are venues, in the event that you have a dispute with a user of the CTM websites and their Service, you release CTM and its officers, members and employees from claims, demands and damages (actual and consequential) of every kind and nature, known and unknown, suspected and unsuspected, disclosed and undisclosed, arising out of or in any way connected with such disputes. You agree to indemnify and hold CTM and its officers, members and employees harmless from any claims, damages, losses or costs, including reasonable attorney's fees, that arise out of any of your Content, including, without limitation, any Content posted or otherwise provided by you that infringes any copyright, trademark, intellectual property right of any person or defames any person or violates any person's rights of publicity or privacy, or otherwise violates these Terms of Use.

  13. TRADEMARK INFORMATION.  The IdiomQuest logo, Coral Tree Media logo, Coral Tree Media, CTM and the other trademarks, service marks, logos and trade names displayed on the CTM websites are the trademarks of CTM. You agree not to display or use the CTM trademarks in any manner without CTM's prior written consent.
  14. FICTICIOUS ENTRIES.  From time to time, the Site may include ficticious entries in the idiom database (less than 0.5% of our overall idiom content) to help track illegal use of our content across the web. The ficticious entry will be a fake idiom that appears to be real.